Record Details

NHER Number:37557
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon stirrup

Summary

A Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup-strap mount with engraved beasts found during metal detecting.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 51 14
Map Sheet:TG51SW
Parish:ORMESBY ST MARGARET WITH SCRATBY, GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK

Full description

October 2002. Metal detecting.
Late Saxon copper alloy stirrup-strap mount, quite worn, decorated with engraved addorsed beasts beneath pendant lobe, the outline of heads creating knobbed profile, flange at base with single corrosion-filled rivet-hole, 26 x 35mm.
See (S1), simplified version of Class A, type 1. 11th century. Digital image.
Identified by S.J. Ashley (NLA).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 29 November 2002.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • STIRRUP (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: I & RS. Digital finds image.
<S1>Publication: Williams, D. 1997. Late Saxon stirrup-strap mounts.

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